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MagazineMonkey

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Hello all :D

 

Just starting to fool around with this here. I have an osCommerce 'user guide' of sorts, and it seems pretty stright forward. However, after successfully uploading all files, it prompts me to set-up the batabase.

 

After I filled in the following :

- Database Server

- Username

- Password

- Database Name

- Persistant Connections

- Session Storage

 

...I was given the following error when pressing the 'continue' button :

A test connection made to the database was NOT successful.

 

The error message returned is:

 

Host 'gator20.hostgator.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

 

Please click on the Back button below to review your database server settings.

 

Any ideas for this newbie? :rolleyes:

 

Thank you,

 

Rob

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Sounds like you need to take this up with your host. Have they set you up and have they given you the right names/numbers...

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Make sure that Persistent Connection is not enabled, and that you have not selected to enable ssl unless you have an ssl cert. This also looks wrong:

'gator20.hostgator.com'

normally it would read:

'gator20@localhost'

 

Vger

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